Thursday, February 29, 2024

Brief lane closures expected for ferry wharfs this summer

Jamestown-Scotland Ferry. (WYDaily/File photo)
Jamestown-Scotland Ferry. (WYDaily/File photo)

Drivers can expect some road work on the bridges leading to the Jamestown-Scotland Ferry for the next two months.

The Virginia Department of Transportation started work July 1 on the wharf bridges in Surry and Jamestown for the ferries, the agency wrote on Twitter.

Flagging operations will be overnight between 7:30 p.m. and 4:30 a.m., but some brief lane closures will happen in between ferry departures and arrivals.

There will be “little to no impact” to ferry traffic, according to the Twitter post.

The closures will happen Monday through Thursday.

Sarah Fearing
Sarah Fearing
Sarah Fearing is the Assistant Editor at WYDaily. Sarah was born in the state of Maine, grew up along the coast, and attended college at the University of Maine at Orono. Sarah left Maine in October 2015 when she was offered a job at a newspaper in West Point, Va. Courts, crime, public safety and civil rights are among Sarah’s favorite topics to cover. She currently covers those topics in Williamsburg, James City County and York County. Sarah has been recognized by other news organizations, state agencies and civic groups for her coverage of a failing fire-rescue system, an aging agriculture industry and lack of oversight in horse rescue groups. In her free time, Sarah enjoys lazing around with her two cats, Salazar and Ruth, drinking copious amounts of coffee and driving places in her white truck.

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